Delta Air Lines Reports April Traffic

ATLANTA, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported traffic results for April 2010. System traffic in April 2010 decreased 2.2 percent compared to April 2009 on a 4.1 percent decrease in capacity. Load factor increased 1.6 points to 83.0 percent.

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Domestic traffic increased 0.3 percent year over year on a 1.0 percent decrease in capacity. Domestic load factor increased 1.1 points to 84.2 percent. International traffic decreased 6.3 percent year over year on an 8.9 percent decrease in capacity, and load factor increased 2.2 points to 80.8 percent.

Detailed traffic and capacity are attached.

Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. With its unsurpassed global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 358 destinations in 66 countries on six continents. Delta employs more than 70,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of nearly 800 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance, Delta participates in the industry's leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France KLM. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 16,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City and Tokyo-Narita. The airline's service includes the SkyMiles frequent flier program, the world's largest airline loyalty program; the award-winning BusinessElite service; and more than 45 Delta Sky Clubs in airports worldwide. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check bags and review flight status at delta.com.

Endnote:

(a) Results include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements.

Endnote:

(a) Results include flights operated under contract carrier arrangements.

SOURCE Delta Air Lines

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